African American Composer Initiative
The African American Composer Initiative (AACI) presents the works of living and historical African American composers in concert, shares video of these live concerts online, and commissions new compositions. On our webpage you will find a catalog of the works we have performed, video links to the performances, composer/performer interviews, and information on obtaining scores.
Classical Revolution is an organization of musicians dedicated to performing high-quality chamber music in non-traditional settings. Founded in November 2006 at Revolution Cafe in San Francisco’s Mission District, we have two important objectives: to enrich the San Francisco Bay Area with accessible chamber music and to create a support network for local musicians. Classical Revolution’s […]
Bay Area Music Consortium (BAMC)
The Bay Area Music Consortium is a partnership between four geographically distinct organizations dedicated to presenting the finest in chamber music: Berkeley Chamber Performances, Gold Coast Chamber Payers (Lafayette), Mill Valley Chamber Music, and Noe Valley Chamber Music (San Francisco). Through collaborative efforts in booking and program curation, the Bay Area Music Consortium will strengthen […]
Berkeley Choro Festival
The Berkeley Choro Festival is dedicated to the awareness and appreciation of choro. Our goal is to present quality concerts, workshops, and rodas (jam sessions) to bring choro to a larger audience and build community. www.berkeleychoro.com
Chamber Music at Rancho Flaubert
Chamber Music at Rancho Flaubert presents professional classical chamber music in the intimate setting of the Hacienda-style Vacaville home of Bill Ford and Susan Harvey.
Since 2008, Composing Together has brought professional composers, musicians and guest experts from fields like astronomy, botany, math and poetry directly into classrooms to collaborate with young people in creating and performing their own music inspired by a wide range of study and experience, empowering them with the knowledge that their ideas have meaning, value […]
Festival Rolland began in 2017 when two friends from San Francisco accepted a long-standing invitation to come play music in Avallon. The friends were cellist James Jaffe and pianist Ian Scarfe, and the enthusiastic response to their recital encouraged them to return the following year to establish a recurring summer music festival. The festival borrows […]
Guerrilla Composers Guild
The Guerrilla Composers Guild hosts listening parties, music forums, and performances where musicians and Guerrilla Groupies get together to make good stuff happen. Their true love is their ongoing commissioning project where they work directly with performers to curate a concert of new works by young Bay Area composers. www.guerrillamusic.org
Helia Music Collective
Co-founded by musician/composers, Emma Logan and Julie Barwick, Helia Music Collective supports the creative endeavors of women in music throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Helia Music seeks to enrich the community and expand the engagement of women artists through educational outreach and collaborations, with performances and workshops taking place in unique and diverse spaces. […]
String Assembly uses chamber music as a tool to work for social good. We work to increase access to high level chamber music in our community and at large, and use our programming as a mirror for the vibrant diversity in our community. Debunking the myth that all quality classical compositions are by “dead white […]